Lahore —TEVTA will in collaboration of Rice Export Association of Pakistan (REAP) will offer three months duration demand driven short courses for Technicians, Millar and Machine Operator for Rice Mills.
An MoU in this regard has been signed between TEVTA and Rice Export Association of Pakistan (REAP). Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and Chairman REAP Muhammad Shafique signed the MoU. Representatives of Association Muhammad Kashif, Shahid Tarrat, Ali Hussam Afzal, Peer Nazim, Naveed Pirzada, Atique Salam, Taufeeq Ahmed, Riaz Ahmad, Aqib Chaudhry, TEVTA Officers Akhtar Abbas Bharwana Engr. Azhar Iqbal Shad, Amir Aziz, Ayesha Qazi, Maqsood Ahmed, Uzma Nadia, Umber Chattha, Sarfraz Anwar and other officers were also present.
On this occasion, Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that TEVTA and REAP are joining hands to enhance the employability of skilled workforce for the socio-economic uplift of Pakistani youth. 1500 youth will be trained in these courses during a year. All these courses will be offered in TEVTA designated institutes whereas 2 month on-the-job training will be conducted at the rice mills nominated by REAP. All trainees will be provided stipend during their training period. TEVTA will also arrange Faculty for these courses. Curricula with the collaboration of REAP will also be designed. PBTE/TTB will conduct the examination and pass outs will be provided certification. TEVTA will also offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certification to the uncertified workforce presently working in different member organizations of REAP.